Rolls-Royce Marine Hosted Press Members at Bristol Facilities

By Ayşe Akalın Evers

Date: Issue 63 - September 2015

Defence Turkey magazine recently participated in a media tour organised by Rolls-Royce Marine.  In July, at the Rolls-Royce Marine facility in Bristol, Mr. Sam Cameron, SVP of Sales and Business Development made an opening speech on the overview of the Rolls-Royce Naval Marine Business, its capacity and products. Following the introduction, Mr. Tomas Leahy, Director of UK Naval Programmes and Mr. David Kemp, VP of Naval sales,delivered speeches on key programmes and opportunities in the US, Asia and Europe. Mr. Christoph Fenske, Director of Application Centre Governmental Naval;Mr. Dave Pearson; Director of Engineering and Technology; Mr. Richard Partridge, Chief of Naval Systems; Mr. Göran Grunditz, Manager of Hydrodynamic Research Centre; Mr. Tony Williams, QEC Programme Manager and Mr.Tomas Leahy, Director of UK Naval Programmes enlightened thePress on MTU naval capabilities, gas turbine, ship propulsion for naval requirements and the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. Then media members visited the MT30 build line and the marinegas turbine test bed facility. 

The Rolls-Royce Marine business provides complex integrated power systems, and ship designs for a range of applications in the offshore oil and gas, specialist vessel and naval markets. It has more than 4000 customers worldwide, with equipment installed on more than 25,000 vessels with GBP14,6bn Revenue, GBP 1,6bn  profit and GBP 74bn in orders. Rolls-Royce offers the world’s largest portfolio of marine products and systems ranging from gas turbines and diesel engines through ship design and ship systems, water jets, propellers, thrusters, stabilisers, electrical systems and comprehensive customer support.